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Why Instructional Designers Need To View Knowledge As A New Natural Resource

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Sunday 7 February 2016 Let me explain. Our species has been propelled forwards by the exploitation of pre-existing natural resources since the time of our distant ancestors. A couple of ...

Millennial Women Encouraged to Close the Leadership Gender Gap

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9 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Much has been written about how Millennials are changing the way we work and do business. While the pace of that transition has been dramatic in some areas, we still ...

Does The Role Of The Instructional Designer Change In The mLearning Age?

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Saturday 6 February 2016 “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs rather comprehensively defines the practice of ...

How to keep a diverse workforce engaged?

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2 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Learning needs, pace, moods… The command and control economy era is over. Smart and strategy-driven business environments are in vogue. Technology absorption is happening at a frenetic pace.Clearly, learning too ...

How to Become An Authentic Leader

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
A few months ago, I read Henna Inam’s new book, Wired for Authenticity: Seven Practices to Inspire, Adapt & Lead and subsequently posted an interview with her. Her work on ...

5 ways Uber has used gamification to rise above its competitors

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Uber has taken person-to-person apps to the next level in just a few short months. The company has nearly made yellow cabs obsolete—in cities like New York where cabs were ...

Gamification: Meaningful Choice

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3 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Reading Time: 2 minutes (ish) Heavy Rain. That was the name of the game that first made me understand that meaningful choices could take a game to new levels of ...

Re-imagining Learning: What’s brewing in 2016?

2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
I had the opportunity to speak at the Learning technology 2016 conference in London recently. As part of my role, the conference chairman - Donald Taylor asked me to: Deliver ...

Nuts and Bolts: Read Up! by Jane Bozarth

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
There’s an ongoing debate in the workplace learning space about whether an instructional designer or other training practitioner needs a specialized degree in order to work effectively. Here’s my story.

Why Micro Learning Is The Future Of Training In The Workplace

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Wednesday 3 February 2016 Millennials have grown up with devices, they are comfortable with them, and they demand that they deliver in lightning speed. This new rapid demand and rapid ...

The myth of inclusivity

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
I’ve been involved in a lot of debates about diversity and inclusion recently. The conversations are fascinating and the views diverse in themselves. With one particular area of seemingly strong ...

Online Training Needs Analysis For Each Of The 5 Stages Of Employment

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
From new hires to seasoned veterans, the corporate workforce contains diverse employee groups. Knowing the distinction between them and how to meet their specific online training needs is essential. In ...

Top 50 Companies Supporting Diverse Business Owners

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Diversity and inclusion in business is generally perceived as a practice that is limited to hiring and developing a diverse pool of employees. Programs to promote corporate ...

Leadership Means Learning to Look Behind the Mask

1 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
I waited until it was too late to get the best feedback I ever received in my life. A little over a decade ago, when I was named president and ...

How To Use Icons In eLearning

1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Pin ItDownload the resource: 35 Icon Resources I have a scandalous confession to make. I’m in love with icons. I think they are brilliant. I love the way they distill ...

How to Transform Your Culture To Stay Ahead

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
In all of the organizations I have had the privilege to lead, I am always thinking and focusing on culture. Culture, to me, is important both at home and at ...

3 Unusual Ways Gamification Is Changing Your Life Today

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11 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Gamification is precisely what it sounds like. It’s where concepts often found in video games — like leveling up, leaderboards, and a narrative — are incorporated into things that aren’t ...

Game-Based Learning and Gamification

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
One of the themes of this year’s Excellence Conference is this: learning doesn’t have to occur in a classroom to be effective. Of the variety of learning methods, games are ...

5 Tips To Create Multi-Sensory eLearning Courses

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Transform your eLearning course into a visual, auditory, and tactile feast for the senses. In this article, I'll share 5 tips that can help you design multi-sensory eLearning experiences for ...

Instructional Design for Unfamiliar Topics

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
A 6-step process to efficiently learn an unfamiliar topic and identify the core information you need to design effective training. Posted: January 21, 2016 “How do you develop training when ...

Mobile Learning Delivery Hasn’t Advanced as Predicted

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Some 25 percent of respondents to Brandon Hall Group’s most recent Mobile Learning Study say there is no mobile interaction with learning in their organization. Posted: January 28, 2016 It ...

mLearning vs eLearning Infographic

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
e-Learning Infographics Mobile Learning Infographics Many people assume that mLearning and eLearning are the same, however the differences between using mobile devices and computers are numerous, and designing effective courses ...

Design Thinking And Gamification

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6 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
This article describes the application of Lego Serious Play to Design Thinking methodology, as well as the workshops that are taking place to investigate this adaptation. Saturday 23 January 2016 ...

Axonify’s ‘Behaviors’ Platform Gamifies Employee Learning

7 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Axonify thinks it’s cracked the code for those who want to give their employees a boost when it comes to reaching company goals and learning new strategies for their jobs.

Infographic: if Learning was Water

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1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Learning 101 with a quick, slightly soggy, metaphor

How Gender Differences in the Workplace Can Boost Productivity and Improve the Bottom Line

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
“Gender Intelligence” shifts the topic to gender uniqueness and its complementary value in problem solving, decision-making, and leadership. Posted: January 22, 2016 When women first began to enter a workforce ...

Instructional Design Trends Compass 2016

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5 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Instructional designers and learning & development (L&D) professionals of all levels—this article is for you. SweetRush Senior Instructional Designer Shauna Vaughan is back with a look at three of this ...

What Martin Luther King Taught Us About Dealing With Change

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4 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 20 is celebrated by many people all around the world. There are many different things that King has taught us about the way ...

The 1 Thing That Reveals Your Leadership Priorities

4 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Is there a leader out there who isn’t busy? Is there anyone who is a little bored at work and is looking for more to do? Um, I don’t think ...

Diversity and Exclusion.

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6 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
This is why we only speak of ‘race’ in terms of “diversity” and “inclusion.” While these precepts are predicated on overt prejudice, frankly, for some reason the not so subtle ...

Transformative Learning

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Pin It andragogy, which was first used in Europe and then in America, helped professionalize the idea of adult education as a process that was different than the one used ...

Can gamification win learners’ hearts and minds?

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6 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Gamification is set to be one of the hottest topics in corporate learning this year in the quest to move beyond ‘click-next’ elearning and inspire today’s learners. But just because ...

Microlearning: The e-Learning method taking off around the world

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Tags eLearning, education technology, mobility medium text large text Technology is disrupting traditional learning bringing new methods and tools into educational institutions and businesses. Microlearning, for instance, has displayed great ...

Can Gamification Boost Learning for Business and Education

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4 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Gamification refers to the application of game theory and mechanics to real-world settings. Businesses and educational institutions have accepted gamification because of its power to change and improve learning and ...

Low-Cost Gamification For Adult Learners

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4 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Gamification is the process of changing the dynamics of any activity by incorporating several game elements. This technique has gained popularity in various fields because of its effectiveness in increasing ...

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

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1 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every ...

Transforming Leadership And Trust In The Organization

10 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
The following is a guest piece from author David Amerland. There is a change happening at the very top of the organizational hierarchy that, like a weather vane, reflects some ...

6 Online Training Mistakes That Drive Corporate Learners Crazy

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3 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Ready to turn your online training course into an effective, enlightening, and engaging online training experience? Looking for ways to draw in your corporate audience and give them all the ...

Creating a Culture Where Employees Speak Up

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2 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
All of us aspire to work for leaders who truly value our input. We’re looking for a “speak-up culture”—the kind of workplace where we feel welcome and included, free to ...

6 Mobile Learning Trends For 2016

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9 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Looking for ways to keep your mobile learning course modern and memorable? Based on a report released by Towards Maturity, roughly 47% of organizations are now using mobile devices for ...

The Case for Variables in E-Learning

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4 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
I’m often ask why one should use variables in elearning, especially since the authoring tools are so easy to use. Many course authors transition from facilitated classroom training to elearning ...

We Learn More When We Learn Together

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3 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
We rarely grow alone. In fact, some psychologists have made a compelling case that we only grow in connection with others. However, we don’t need to learn with others in ...

The Art and Science of Corporate Sustainability Goal Setting

2 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Corporate sustainability goals can be something of a mystery. I am sometimes asked: why do companies set the sustainability goals that they do? I often answer that as a science ...

70:20:10 for trainers

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3 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Learning & Development Professional has been running a poll on the following question: And I’m shocked by the results. At the time of writing this blog, over half the respondents ...

The Growth of E-Learning and Its Benefits »

2 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
We often want to better ourselves when it comes to our education. It could be because we didn’t focus our attentions on the subjects that would better serve us in ...

A Focus on the Force: What the New “Star Wars” Teaches Us About Mentorship

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9 mentions1 month ago 1 month ago
Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues to blow up existing box-office records like they were Alderaan and it was the Death Star. Whether you’re a raving fan or barely paying ...

The Top 4 Talent Management Trends You Should Watch For in 2016

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4 mentions1 month ago 1 month ago
As companies prepare for the year ahead, business leaders and HR professionals might want to consider four key talent management trends in 2016: The biggest trend that I see for ...

Winning with Gamification

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8 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Although “gamification” was defined less than twenty years ago and began picking up steam only in the past five, it has seen massive adoption among the business community. In fact,

This is How Google Redefines Performance Management

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9 mentions1 month ago 1 month ago
When it comes to unprecedented scale of success and growth, one company reigns supreme: Google. Started as a research project in 1996 by then PhD students Larry Page and Sergey ...

What Google Can Teach You About Employee Training

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2 mentions1 month ago 1 month ago
Google processes 40,000 searches per second, or 3.5 billion per day, or 1.2 trillion per year. As of 2013, 43 percent of Internet users choose Google’s Chrome for their browsing ...

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